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9th to 14th September, 2007 International Apicultural Congress Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre Corner Spencer and Flinders Streets Melbourne Victoria 3005
How to Register
The preferred method of registration is by credit card and you can register online. Registrations will be accepted from the date of receiving this circular. Alternatively, use the enclosed registration form and return it with your payment to the congress office at: Apimondia 2007 GPO Box 128 Sydney, NSW 2001 Phone: 1300 799 691 (within Australia) Phone: + 61 2 9265 0890 (international) Facsimile: + 61 2 9265 0880 Email: email@example.com
Introduction & Invitation to Attend ............................................3 Program at a glance ..................................................................5 Keynote Speakers......................................................................6 Call for Papers ..........................................................................8 Social Functions ........................................................................9 Tours ..........................................................................................9 Social Tours and Excursions ..................................................10 World Honey Show ..................................................................13 Contests ..................................................................................14 ApiExpo....................................................................................15 Accommodation Information and Map....................................16 General Information ................................................................18 Registration and Congress Fees ............................................20 International Delegate Visa Information ..................................21 Get to Know Australia..............................................................23 Australian Beekeeping ............................................................24 Honey Show and Contests Entry Form ..................................26 Registration Form ..................................................................28 ApiExpo Registration Form......................................................29
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Terry Ryan . . . . . . . . . Chair, Organising Committee Keith McIlvride . . . . . . Scientific Program Stephen Fewster. . . . . Chairman, AHBIC and President of Apimondia Congress Graeme Matthews . . . Tours & Volunteers Bruce White . . . . . . . . ApiExpo Col Wilson . . . . . . . . . Contests & Exhibitions Margaret Blunden . . . Merchandising Trevor Weatherhead . . Developing Nations & Overseas Publicity Bob Gulliford . . . . . . . . Media Stephen Ware . . . . . . Secretary, AHBIC and Apimondia Organising Committee 3
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00 13. in Apitherapy Pollination and Bee Flora Symposium Beekeeping Flora.30 8.20 13.00 13.00 Friday 14 September 2007 8.Program Congress at a glance Sunday 9 September 2007 13.30 12.00 12. Dr Karl Crailsheim Keynote Speaker address – Professor Robert Page Speakers selected from submitted abstracts Beekeeping Technology and Equipment Symposium – Residue Contamination Beekeeping for Rural Development Symposium .30 9.00 13.00 Technical Tours 13.30 9.50 12.50 12.30 12.20 Registration of delegates ApiExpo Plenary Session – Apitherapy Introduction and update by Standing Commission President – Dr Theodore Cherbuliez Keynote Speaker address – Ms Barbara Dalby Speakers selected from submitted abstracts Bee Health Symposium New bee pests: Small Beetle and Tropilaelaps spp.30 9.00 9.30 14.00 13.30 17.30 13.00 9.30 18.00 17.apimondia2007.00 12.00 13.30 13.30 13.30 9. Lunch & Poster Viewing 12.50 12.30 12.Beekeeping Economy Introduction and update by Standing Commission President – Mr Dinh Quyet Tam Keynote Speaker address – Dr Jeff Davis Speakers selected from submitted abstracts Symposium – Research .20 Registration of delegates ApiExpo Plenary Session . Forestry and Conservation in Australia and Neighbouring Countries Closing Ceremony 9.00 13.30 17.30 12.Pollination and Bee Flora Introduction and update by Standing Commission President – Dr Marinus Jan Sommeijer Keynote Speaker address – Dr Doug Somerville Speakers selected from submitted abstracts Beekeeping Economy Symposium – Bee products and Quality Control Beekeeping for Rural Development Symposium – Darwin Initiative: Bees and biodiversity in developing countries Symposium – Apitherapy for Health Monday 10 September 2007 8.00 9.00 18.50 13. Bradbear Keynote Speaker – Mr Bruce White Speakers selected from submitted abstracts Pollination and Bee Flora Workshop Pollination Workshop for Beekeepers Bee Health Symposium .00 Hive 12.Bee Biology Introduction and update by Standing Commission President – Prof.50 9.30 Plenary Session .30 Plenary Session .30 17.00 9.Honey Hunting of indigenous bees.30 13.20 9.Diagnosis of Bee diseases Bee Biology Symposium – Bee biology and modelling of bee behaviour Lunch & Poster Viewing First Session Apimondia General Assembly Beekeeping for Rural Development Symposium – Forests.00 5 . and livelihood issues Pollination and Bee Flora Workshop – Pollination Field Trip Lunch & Poster Viewing Plenary Session . and applied.30 13.Beekeeping Technology and Equipment Introduction and update by Standing Commission President – Mr Gilles Ratia Keynote Speaker address – Dr Jeff Pettis Speakers selected from submitted abstracts Bee Health Symposium .20 9.00 17.30 14.30 13.50 14.20 17.AFB Control strategies Beekeeping Economy Symposium – Honey Marketing Lunch & Poster Viewing 12.30 13.00 13. pure. Trees Bee Biology Symposium – Instrumental Insemination and Bee Breeding Beekeeping Technology and Equipment Symposium – Modern technology and automation in the honey house 9.30 17.50 9.30 17.20 9.30 13.20 17.50 9.30 9.30 17.30 20.50 9.00 17.00 17.00 12.00 9.30 to 13.Beekeeping for Rural Development Introduction and update by Standing Commission President – Dr Nicola J.30 12.50 14.30 9.30 12. Bees.20 Registration of delegates ApiExpo Plenary Session .30 to 13.00 17.30 17.30 Registration of delegates Welcome Reception and Opening Ceremony Opening of ApiExpo Wednesday 12 September 2007 8.50 www.00 8.20 14.30 13.00 17.30 18.00 8.00 9.20 Registration of delegates ApiExpo Plenary Session .30 9.20 14.00 Thursday 13 September 2007 Tuesday 11 September 2007 8.30 13.00 13.30 17.20 17.30 8.00 9.50 9.30 9.00 17.30 9.30 12.20 9.30 13.30 15.30 17.Bee Health Introduction and update by Standing Commission PresidentDr Wolfgang Ritter Keynote Speaker – Dr Michael Hornitzky Speakers selected from submitted abstracts Beekeeping Technology and Equipment Symposium – Good manufacturing practice to produce high quality bee products Symposium – Apitherapy for treatment of illnesses 8.30 18.00 17.00 9.00 17.30 9.30 17.00 20.00 13.com 13.50 14.00 20.50 12.30 12.
Pasture Seeds and Global Competitiveness. In this role he manages ACIAR’s extensive impact assessment activities. received his Ph. Davis. Much of his current research involves the development of new controls for bee parasites and pests. Honeybees. 9 popular articles. Professor Robert Page Founding Professor & Director School of Life Sciences. Michael also supervises the veterinary diagnostic bacteriology laboratory of the Regional Veterinary Laboratory. Prior to joining ACIAR Jeff held the position General Manager. behaviour and host-parasite relationships. Pettis identified relative humidity as vital to small hive beetle egg hatch and devised a simple cultural control method to protect honeycombs awaiting extraction. Jeff has considerable experience in the area of evaluation of the impact of research and especially development of mechanisms for using formal impact evaluation to supporting research decision-making. Page became the Founding Director of the newly formed School of Life Sciences at ASU. Page. Arizona State University. and novel controls for foulbrood diseases. especially in agricultural policy analysis. www. Davis in 1980. A main focus of his work has been the study of American foulbrood for which he was awarded his PhD. As Research Leader of the BRL. on the management committee of the CRC for Sustainable Rice Production and managed the return on investment evaluation program that RIRDC has developed. These include development and testing of organic acids and essential oils for the control of honey bee parasitic mites. Australia Jeff Davis is currently the Program Manager for the Policy Linkages and Impact Assessment program at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). and co-author of one text book. Dr. He has examined queen health issues including the effects of pesticides and parasites on queens. USA Robert E. Jr. Dr. His awards include the Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist Award (the Humboldt Prize). He was on the faculty at the Department of Entomology at Ohio State University from 1986 until 1989. At the same time he worked collaboratively with groups in several countries in the Asian region as well as in international organisations. His expertise is in honey bee biology. Current research projects involve the study of European foulbrood and nosema disease. developing these types of analyses and support systems. His publications include 156 research papers. Before this he was an Enquiry Director at the Industries Assistance Commission and a research economist in the NSW Department of Agriculture. USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory. the cause of American foulbrood. Fodder Crops and Pasture Seeds. co-editor of 3 books.Keynote speakers Dr Michael Hornitzky Principal Research Scientist. Eggs. Pettis was the first to identify worker bee selfgrooming as a resistance mechanism to the tracheal mite. in Beltsville. Pettis developed a “user friendly” assay to detect fluvalinate and coumaphos resistance in the parasitic mite Varroa. Dr.D. Michael has been involved in the diagnosis and research of honey bee diseases for more than 25 years. Jeff is an agricultural economist with an undergraduate degree from the University of New England. Horses. Foundation Professor and Founding Director of the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. NSW Department of Primary Industries.apimondia2007. Rice. and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1992). he became a Full Professor in 1991 and Chair of the Department in 1999 and Chair and Professor Emeritus in July 2004. Rice. While his research background has covered many areas. His research into the role of pheromones in queen rearing and supersedure identified young brood or eggs as the source of an important “fecundity” signal that may initiate queen supersedure. Masters degree from Macquarie University and PhD from the University of Minnesota. 23 book chapters and review articles.Food Science. Maryland. the highest honour given by the German Government to foreign scientists. Dr. Fodder Crops. Pettis serves as the Research Leader of the USDA Agricultural Research Service Bee Lab. Dr. Australia Michael Hornitzky is a Principal Research Scientist with New South Wales. In May of 2004. He was awarded a Fullbright Fellowship to support his study in the US. USA. Department of Primary Industries. His work also included the development of honey testing as a means of tracing American foulbrood sources and ecological studies of Paenibacillus larvae. USA Dr. Pettis provides leadership.com 6 Dr Jeff Pettis Research Entomologist. Dr. Pettis was the first to show the effects of screened bottom boards on Varroa mite control in North America. This innovation has saved the Australian beekeeping industry several million dollars. His background is in behaviour and population genetics and the focus of his current research is on the evolution of complex social behaviour. Dr. Research in the Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) responsible for the Established Industries Group of Programs. Page is an Elected Foreign Member of the Brazilian Academy of Science. In addition he manages a set of projects which link closely with technical research projects to analyse the policy and economic environment which may influence the potential adoption of outcomes from these ACIAR projects. Dr Jeff Davis Program Manager Policy Linkages & Impact Assessment Program. Michael has been involved in studies which led to the adoption of gamma radiation from Cobalt 60 as a means of salvaging American foulbrood contaminated equipment. This includes Chicken Meat.. Acarapis woodi. expertise and initiative in many of the field oriented studies of the impact of parasites and pathogens on honey bee colonies.Honeybee. from the University of California. In addition he was program manager for five programs . At UC. Before joining RIRDC Jeff was the Co-ordinator of the Economic Evaluation Unit at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Research Leader . Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute and is Research Leader of the Department’s Food Science Unit. . An internationally recognized scholar. At ACIAR he was responsible for the establishment of a Unit which specifically provided this function. at which time he joined the faculty in the Department of Entomology at the University of California.
Bee Products and their Uses. honey bee nutrition and pollination with a keen interest in many other areas of beekeeping. He is also involved with the development and delivery of courses for beekeeping. one-day training events to Apimondia in Dublin. display material. These have been built up over a number of years and many are now out of print and unavailable. AUSTRALIA Dr Doug has been described as one of the most valued apiary researchers in Australia. He chaired a session in 2003 in Slovenia and presented papers in Africa and Slovenia.rirdc. He also visited Uruguay at the request of the beekeepers association to conduct a number of workshops on Working Eucalypt Honey Flows and the United Arab Emirates to train quarantine officers in bee diseases and pests. I am aware of all types of MS and most of the symptoms and results. I am used to advising people on problems with bees in the wrong places and also making people aware of all the risks involved with apitherapy. Dr Doug has been the principal researcher in a range of projects and industry study trips with many of his reports published on the federal governments Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation web site www.Ms Barbara Dalby Pebadale Apiaries. Retiring in 2005 as Technical Specialist Apiculture. Apitherapy and many more. sponsored by the International Fund for Agricultural Development Nairobi. www. from nursery age (3-4) to secondary (15) and talk to the children about bees and the allied subjects. My voluntary work within the MS Society has been mainly welfare and counselling as well as being responsible for maintaining the holiday home owned by the branch. 7 . He has a strong interest in floral resources. OHP sheets. Mr Bruce White AUSTRALIA For over 40 years Bruce White worked for the Government Research Advisory and Regulatory service. posters. Consequently I have a very large collection of books on all the relevant subjects that I use for reference purposes. beekeeping magazines and industry newsletters.au . lotions and potions but have not marketed them in view of the strict rules for cosmetic production we have here in England. For these talks I have a large collection of colour slides. Over his career he has travelled extensively and has a good understanding of the international beekeeping scene. These include Honey Cookery. I have produced many of my own creams. I am very interested in value added products from the bees and am always looking at other peoples ideas on this subject. The depth of the talk depends on the age of the children and the activities also vary according to their abilities. I have kept bees with my husband for over 25 years and have had an interest in honey and bee products and their uses all this time. I have even had good results with severe special needs children. I also go into schools. Norfolk Island to examine all hives at the request of the government.gov. Mr White spent three months in the Solomon Islands on a Food and Agriculture Organisation project evaluating the beekeeping industry at village level and making recommendations. Beeswax. I took over the position of Chairman in October 99 on the resignation of the previous person. It is most important to let people make an informed decision on what they are prepared to do to their bodies and without information they cannot do this. as well as videos. ENGLAND Worked for seven years as a Medical Secretary to General Surgeon. with awards for published articles. Dr Doug has been recognised by the Australian industry twice.com Dr Doug Somerville Extension Officer (Apiculture). I have lectured at many beekeeping events. Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Mr White has a special interest in Rural Development and was a keynote speaker at the first International Workshop on Conservation and Utilization of Commercial Insects. In 1977 Bruce was secretary of the Beekeeping Economy Commission. NSW Department of Primary Industries. Doug has over 300 publications in various scientific journals. My involvement with MS precedes my involvement with bees by many years as both my parents carried out voluntary work with this group. Kenya in 1997. and has been the editor of the Australian Crop Pollination newsletter. obtained in the field of resource management and environmental science suggests only a part of the beekeeping science within which he is involved. Mr White was also a member of a government and industry delegation to the Russian Federation to select and bring back to Australia selected Caucasian breeding stock. and Bees and Beekeeping. His PhD.apimondia2007. I lecture to groups on Honey Cookery. from local association groups. On several occasions Mr White undertook study tours to New Zealand and Korea to produce a video on honey bee parasites exotic to Australia. Much of Doug’s’ success can be attributed to his ability to work in a team and be able to focus on the best outcomes for the beekeeping industry. He has delivered presentations to 42 Australian and International conferences. Paediatrician. Apitherapy. Since 1977 Mr White has attended seven Apimondia Congresses.
apimondia. Your abstract confirmation email will inform you of the time and place for your presentation.Call for papers Congress The program committee of Apimondia 2007 invites submissions of abstracts to be presented during the congress. Alternatively. Your abstract confirmation email will inform you of the time and place for your poster session during which time the author(s) should be available for discussion. Delayed abstracts may not be accepted by the Program Committee. results (data statistics). those who do not have access to the internet may send their abstracts to fax: +612 9221 0922 or post to PO Box R838. tables and illustrations Discussion: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study and conclusions that are drawn from them Instructions for Poster Presentations Abstracts scheduled for presentation in poster sessions will be grouped by topic. No full stop at the end. numbered and listed in the program and published in the abstract book in the usual manner. Presentations can be made using Microsoft PowerPoint. Royal Exchange NSW Australia 1225.apimondia2007. The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to indicate clearly the nature of the study. or is not in place at the start of a session. Authors should be ready to present a full oral presentation if a scheduled speaker is unavailable. Abstracts should state briefly and clearly the purpose. 80% of abstracts are usually received during the 48 hours prior to the closing date. another speaker will replace him/her. Presidents of the Standing Commissions will attempt to select the best posters and negotiate with the relevant authors the possibility and terms of switching them to oral presentations in case of need.com 8 30th March 2007 – Speakers will be notified via email of their abstract status after this date. Simultaneous translation will be available in the Plenary Session Hall only. 15th May 2007 –Deadline for speakers registration Submission Instructions 1. Early abstracts may be changed if received before the closing date. Speakers and poster presenters whose papers have been accepted for presentation but who have not registered and paid by this date will have their presentation removed from the program and official abstract book. Capitalise the first letter of each word. numbered. If a speaker or poster presenter wishes his/her paper to be published in the International Internet Journal Apiacta. A printed copy of the paper text and a disk/CD Rom with the full text in MS Word format should be handed to the chairperson of the session. Abstracts submissions are welcome on a broad range of topics that can be chosen from sessions and symposia themes which cover the latest scientific research in apiculture and technological advances in beekeeping. at the discretion of the program committee. Instructions for Oral Presentations Abstracts scheduled for presentation as oral communications will be grouped by topic. . Abstracts that have been accepted by Apimondia 2007 will be presented at oral or poster sessions.com. please visit www. We strongly recommend that all papers be presented in English. Speakers and poster presenters must register as delegates in order for their paper to be included in the program. If a speaker has not contacted his/her chairperson the day before the session. 2. listed in the program and published in the abstract book in the usual manner. Submissions will only be accepted via www. Introduction: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly Results: Present your results in a logical sequence in text. In previous congresses. Key Dates 15th February 2007 – Deadline for submission of abstracts www. methods. keywords and conclusions of the work. Generally.org and follow the guidelines provided. The deadline for submission will be 15 February 2007. Speakers and poster presenters must register and pay by the speaker deadline of 15th May 2007 in order to be included in the Program. There will be a “Speakers Preparation Room” where speakers can bring their presentations prior to the start of their sessions. To avoid the rush get your submission in early. causing delays.apimondia2007.
Tuesday or Wednesday morning for accompanying persons . single day registration). A complimentary ‘City Highlights’ morning tour is also available on Monday. Melbourne is Australia's shopping. we invite you to relax in the ambient atmosphere of the evening . public buildings and magnificent gardens that Melbourne is famous for today. is a beautiful city with fine buildings and spacious parks. arts. The newcomers and influx of wealth helped to create the graceful Victorian streetscapes. Melbourne. before returning to the city via Albert Park. With an appetizing selection of refreshments. the Opening Ceremony/Welcome Reception on Sunday 9 September. It boasts some of the worlds best shopping. just two hours north of Melbourne. Social tours and excursions Melbourne is currently Australia's fastest growing destination for international visitors . a truck muster. 07:50 – 12:00hrs Wednesday 12 September. the city's beach. The tour travels through the exclusive suburbs of South Yarra and Toorak with tree-lined streets.and has been ranked in the Top 5 Best Cities of the World to visit.com Accompanying Persons Program The accompanying persons program includes access to the ApiExpo from the opening on Sunday 9 to the closing on Thursday 13 September. dining and entertainment precincts which activities congress delegates most want to do. Technical Tours Date: Friday 14 September Join us for a day in the Australian countryside taking in the native flora and fauna as we journey from Melbourne through heritage Castlemaine.a perfect start to the Congress program. eating. magnificent homes and exclusive shops. sports. crafts and displays. Victoria and Australia! All prices are in Australian Dollars and inclusive of 10% GST. Cultural Evening on Tuesday 11 September and Technical Tour on Friday 14 September. continuing to St Kilda. www. Visit local beekeepers on the way including a stop to see bees working in Victoria's native forest.please indicate your preference on the congress registration form. Opening Ceremony/Welcome Reception Date: Sunday 9 September 2007 Enjoy the opportunity to reacquaint yourself with peers and colleagues from around the globe. into picturesque Maryborough.00 per person Monday 10 September. soaring sky scrapers and the rejuvenated Yarra River. 07:50 – 12:00hrs continued § 9 . All local tours are based on a minimum number of passengers travelling.apimondia2007. COME… explore. uncover and discover Melbourne. Stop at the Fitzroy Gardens to enjoy the tranquillity and to see the Conservatory with its magnificent display of flowers. Cultural Evening Date: Tuesday 11 September 2007 Join us for an evening of genuine Australian hospitality – featuring contemporary style music and performance.g. Prices are quoted per person.Social functions The following Social Functions are included in the cost of the Congress Registration fee (unless otherwise stated e. capital of Victoria. Cost: AUD$65. Travelling through Melbourne. culture and events centre. Melbourne City Highlights Tour (as included in the Accompanying Person program) Melbourne really blossomed in the gold rush years of the late 1800s. 07:50 12:00hrs – Tuesday 11 September. guests will marvel at the grand old facades. Activities for the day will include sampling traditional Australian food.
00 per person – Thursday 13 September. 08:30 – 13:00hrs Penguins at Phillip Island Enjoy the antics of the world's smallest penguins at fascinating Phillip Island.00 per person – Tuesday 11 September.Social tours and excursions Congress The following tours are not included in the registration fee for delegates and accompanying persons attending the conference. a family owned property of 5000 acres. Learn the wonders of the Aboriginal way of life and art which will add another dimension to your understanding of one of the oldest cultures on earth. Share in the wealth of local plant lore and see the land through the eyes of an Aboriginal guide.com Cost: AUD$145. Visit Lal Lal Estate. lunch. Puffing Billy. Begin with a 1. the recreated gold mining township of the 1850's. Enjoy a guided tour of the gallery and see an impressive collection of Aboriginal art for sale. set in native bush land with soaring gum trees. As you cruise the scenic streets of Melbourne. Then travel on to the foothills of the Yarra Valley for the picturesque views of the many vineyards dotting this lush countryside. colourful wattles and cool. 07:50 – 13:00hrs Our Golden Heritage Travel to the west where much of Melbourne’s early wealth was derived from the goldfields at Ballarat. See Koalas munching on gum leaves and wombats “nosing around”.apimondia2007. Enjoy a stop at one of the charming hillside towns.00 per person – Monday 10 September. Taste some of the delightful wines this region is well known for. Tramcar Restaurant Lunch in Melbourne can be a fabulous experience. wine tasting and admission fee. Cost: AUD$135. tour guide. Visit Mia Mia Gallery set in a beautiful parkland setting 30 minutes drive from Melbourne. 08:30 – 17:30hrs 10 . Travel then to Sovereign Hill. 09:30 – 17:00hrs Aboriginal Culture Tour On this fascinating tour we invite you on a journey of Aboriginal experience.00 per person – Wednesday 12 September. The Aboriginal Heritage Walk is a rich and vibrant cultural experience. Includes transport. on the train ride through the hills aboard the quaint little steam train. green ferns. especially aboard a converted 1927 tram. with a fantastic display of Indigenous art. that runs sheep and cattle. Cost: AUD$95. Cost: AUD$75. enjoy fine cuisine and drink Australian wines .what a way to see and experience Melbourne! Includes 4-course lunch with beverages.00 per person – Wednesday 12 September. See many wonderful exhibits including the Platypusary and stroll through paddocks of kangaroos and wallabies or have an emu cross your path. Enjoy morning tea. 13:00 – 15:00hrs Wine and Wildlife A visit to Healesville Sanctuary. See the towering mountain ash forests and secluded fern gullies and hear the bellbirds and kookaburras.00 per person – Thursday 13 September. Cost: AUD$149. Includes an upgrade to a premium viewing area. followed by a shearing demonstration and sheep dog roundup. The sight of Australia's largest fairy penguin colony emerging from the surf and waddling up the beach with food for their young brings howls of delight from an enthralled crowd.5 hour fascinating Aboriginal Heritage walk tour of the Royal Botanic Gardens. www. make it an ideal place to encounter Australia 's unique animals. Cost: AUD $81. 14:00 – 22:30hrs Puffing Billy and the Dandenong’s The retreat of the Dandenong Ranges has been luring visitors for over a century and you will see why.
All tours are based on a minimum number of participants.I. Cost: AUD$28. Cost: AUD$20. capitalising on each season's bounty and bartering for the best buys.au General Information These tours are designed for participating delegates and accompanying persons of the 40th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress. tastes and samples. www. Delegates should arrange for their air reservations to arrive in Sydney by mid-afternoon on Wednesday 5th September 2007. it will cover: Quarantine aspects. Places on all tours are limited and will be allocated strictly in order of receipt of payment. Stroll the aisles in the company of a market guide. all entry fees and meals where specified.visitvictoria. All sightseeing tours include informative English speaking commentary. Canberra – the National Capital. the bustling harbour city of Sydney (including a dinner cruise on the beautiful harbour). Bookings are essential. NB. innovative apiaries and honey extraction. Where participants cancel their tour bookings prior to 3 August 2007. Entomology at C. alternative arrangements or a complete refund will be made. Tour Hosts will make every effort to supply alternative services of an equal standard and value but cannot accept any responsibility for failure to provide the specified services. no refund will be made. learning the tricks. Scenic highlights will include: magnificent Australian landscapes featuring unique flora and fauna.com.000 stallholders stand as rivals for the trade of 50. vibrant centre of activity. However.000 hives. Only the best aspects of Melbourne and its environs have been incorporated to provide value for money for persons whose time is at a premium. tour guide.R.qvm.00 per person – Date: Departs Tuesday.com Includes Transport.000 apiarists and 250.O. quaint historic villages. Thursday. in Canberra. with some 4. beautiful eucalypt forests. Disclaimer The services specified in these tour descriptions are available at the time of writing. research at the Elizabeth McArthur Laboratories & University of Western Sydney. If minimum numbers are not reached. the following short tours are recommended. breeding Queen Bees.apimondia2007. on your way from Sydney to Melbourne. Melbourne’s Golden Mile Guided Tours Walking Tour: Professional guides will take you on a trip back in time by visiting many of Melbourne’s historic sites and heritage buildings. Departing daily from the Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square. Pre and post congress tours PRE TOUR –Program 1 Travelling from Sydney to Melbourne – Gather in Sydney on Wednesday 5th September 2007 Tour arrives in Melbourne Sunday 9th September in time for registration and welcome function TEMPERATE APICULTURE A comprehensive itinerary focusing on the latest trends of apiculture across south-eastern Australia.000 shoppers each week. Thereafter.For visitors wishing to make independent arrangements. Friday & Saturday at 10:00hrs Duration: 2 hours Bookings and further information: www. NB. Over 1.S.00 per person – Date: Departs daily from Federation Square at 10:00hrs Duration: 2 hours Bookings and further information: http://www3. amid the infectious banter of those cheeky traders. continued § . in the event that any service(s) become unavailable for any reason. a dinner cruise on the Murray River. payment will be refunded in full.com Foodies Dream Tour The Queen Victoria Market is a pulsating. 45% of Australia’s honey is produced in the state of New South Wales.
the lovely historic city of Hobart. POST TOUR – Program 2 Six days across Southern Australia – Fly to Adelaide on Saturday morning 15th September 2007 on completion of Apimondia 2007. Brisbane 4004 Tel: 07 3236 9889 Fax: 07 3236 9678 Email: enquiry@agtour.Congress Pre and post congress tours PRE TOUR – Program 2 Five days in the Island State . breeding Queen Bees. plus innovative apiarists in the tropics. giant Karri & Jarrah forests. NB. a beekeeping supply outlet. beautiful Macquarie Harbour. Scenic highlights will include: magnificent Australian landscapes featuring unique flora and fauna. Level 5. irradiation. www. fascinating Kangaroo Island.htm . Delegates should arrange a flight from Hobart to Melbourne early afternoon on Sunday 9th September 2007 POST TOUR – Program 1 Five days touring in Queensland – Fly to Brisbane on Saturday morning 15th September 2007 on completion of Apimondia 2007. Delegates should arrange an early morning flight from Brisbane to Cairns on Monday 17th September 2007 to recommence the tour. NB.apimondia2007. the National Rose Garden. plus an opportunity for an all day experience to the delights of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef.com. the spectacular Pinnacles of the Nambung National Park. mobile beekeeping on Hunter River Lucerne seed production. the Aboriginal art and culture. Liguarian Bees on Kangaroo Island. extra accommodation can be arranged. 12 For information on pre and post congress tours and to make bookings please contact. the Sea Lions at Seal Bay. the SkyRail experience into the World Heritage Rainforests. Delegates should arrange for their air reservations to arrive in Launceston on Wednesday 5th September 2007.quadrantaustralia.A. innovative apiarists.au Web: www. and pollination practices at the W. honey production.A. excellent honey extraction.com/TOURS/TApimondia/index. NB. the Tarraleah sanctuary for English Black Bees. Delegates should arrange for their air reservations to depart Cairns for home on Wednesday 19th September 2007 (or Thursday 20th if taking the optional cruise to the Great Barrier Reef). and beautiful spring wildflowers of southern W. Tour terminates in Perth late afternoon on Thursday 20th September TEMPERATE APICULTURE A comprehensive itinerary focusing on the latest trends of apiculture in southern South Australia and south-western Western Australia. Boags Brewery in Launceston. Delegates should arrange an early morning flight from Melbourne to Brisbane on Saturday 15th September 2007 to commence the tour. Forest Product Commission’s Plant Propagation Nursery. 490 Upper Edward Street. an apiarist using the barrier system.Tasmania – Gather in Launceston on Wednesday 5th September 2007 Tour arrives in Melbourne Sunday 9th September in time for registration and welcome function TEMPERATE APICULTURE A comprehensive itinerary in the cooler climates focusing on the latest trends of apiculture en route from Launceston to Hobart. Australian Wildlife. a unique honey packer of boutique honey lines and innovative producers of Honey Wine and Honey Mead near Denmark. West Coast Honey at Gin Gin. the World Heritage Franklin River Rainforests (including Leatherwood – source of Tasmania’s most important honey). it will cover: innovative apiarists in both states. AgTour Australia. it will cover: innovative apiarists (including hives and nucleus). Scenic highlights will include: magnificent Australian landscapes featuring unique flora and fauna. Delegates should arrange an early morning flight from Melbourne to Adelaide on Saturday 15th September 2007 to commence the tour. the Beauty & the Bees product range. (all in southern Queensland). pollination. marketing (including a honey shop). beautiful eucalypt forests.com Tour terminates in Cairns after breakfast on Wednesday 19th September (or Thursday 20th if taking the optional cruise to the Great Barrier Reef). This is at the delegates own expense and is not covered in the tour cost. Delegates should also book an early afternoon flight from Adelaide to Perth on Monday 17th September Delegates should arrange for their air reservations to depart Perth for home no earlier than early evening on Thursday 20th September 2007. beautiful eucalypt forests. the garden city of Toowoomba. SUB-TROPICAL & TROPICAL APICULTURE A comprehensive itinerary in the warmer climates focusing on the latest trends of apiculture in both sub-tropical southern Queensland and the tropical north Queensland: it will cover: an important honey factory. and honey processing. Scenic highlights will include: magnificent Australian landscapes featuring unique flora and fauna. interesting old rural villages. the Coorong wetlands.
BEESWAX and CANDLES Class 15. 2 jars Naturally Crystallised Honey . 2 jars Creamed (Soft Set) Honey. Actual entries should be forwarded according to the instructions on the entry form. Class 3.colourless plastic or glass containers containing 350-500g. Class 20 Novelty coloured or painted beeswax in blocks moulds or carved. All entries must comply with Australian Quarantine regulations or other legislation that may come into force prior to commencement of Apimondia 2007. Class 13. 12 jars of Honey . 2 jars extracted Light Coloured Honey. Method: Beat butter and honey until light and creamy. Class 12. 1 bottle Sweet Mead. Honey Beer Cake. One to be lit by judge. 2 jars Naturally Crystallised Honey . COMB HONEY No entries will be accepted in this section as Australian Quarantine Regulations prohibit entry of comb honey. Pfund range (mm) 66-90 Class 8. 3 Beeswax candles. half teaspoon ground mixed spice. Class 17. www. 1 bottle Sweet Mead. Any size or shape of jar that is saleable may be used.fine grain. 85g honey.com SECTION 2 . Class 2. Pfund range (mm) 0-33 Class 6. Decorated display containing at least 4kg of Honey and 2 kg moulded Beeswax. One to be lit by judge. Class 10. 250g self-raising flour. MEAD Must be "bona fide" product of the exhibitor. Novelty natural beeswax in blocks moulds or carved.coarse grain. 1 teaspoon vanilla essence. Pfund range (mm) 34-65 Class 7. Class 18. 3 Beeswax candles made by any method other than moulding. Class 11. Pfund range (mm) > 91 Class 9. from all participating delegates worldwide. Maximum size of exhibit 500mmm x 500mm. Labelled and presented as for sale. 1 block of Natural White Beeswax at least 500g weight and at least 25mm thick. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Labelled and presented as for sale. Honey show rules and regulations are available on the congress website. Minimum weight 500g.INDIVIDUAL CLASS All exhibits in this Section must be the bona fide products of the exhibitor's own apiary. 2 jars extracted Dark Coloured Honey. Sift the flour and spices together. and fold them into the continued § 13 . Maximum size of exhibit 500mmm x 500mm. Minimum weight 500g. 2 jars extracted Extra Light Coloured Honey. Use the following recipe: Ingredients: 125g butter. 1 block of Natural Yellow Beeswax 500g-l000g labelled and prepared for commercial purposes. All individual items both contents and containers must match. EXTRACTED HONEY Class 5. 1 block of Natural Yellow Beeswax at least 500g weight and at least 25mm thick. add the vanilla and eggs.World honey show Introduction The organising committee of Apimondia Melbourne 2007 looks forward to welcoming entries for the second World Honey Show. Class 19. The exhibit will be judged for attractiveness and quality of honey and beeswax. Class 4.apimondia2007. 2 eggs. Class 14. Any tests and certification to prove compliance with Australian Quarantine Regulations are to be carried out at exhibitor's expense. all made by moulding.OPEN CLASSES Class 1. BAKING / CONFECTIONERY Class 21. Keep beating until well mixed. 1 bottle Dry Mead. uniform in size and shape to be displayed erect. to be displayed erect. held in conjunction with an Apimondia Congress. 2 jars extracted Medium Coloured Honey.All of the same type labelled as for sale in any type and size of clear . 1 bottle Dry Mead. SECTION 1 . 180 mls beer. Class 16.
Books 7. Spread quickly on top of partially cooked cake and return to oven for further 15minutes. Vice-president and Secretary General of the Apimondia Executive Council. Macadamia & Honey Biscuits. visit www. videos. Bake in a 20cm. Present 10 biscuits for judging. lined with greaseproof paper. Promotional packaging 4. Films. alternately with the beer. for 30 minutes at 180°C/350°F. CD’s on beekeeping 5.com 14 .GROUP CLASS Entries in this class to be made in the name of the Group’s representative who is a registered delegate. Use the following recipe: Ingredients: 125 g honey. Innovative use of products from the beehive 3. Points will be given for presentation. Points will be given for presentation. Apicultural journals 10. entry fees. Class 24.one metre long. rules and procedures. visit www. No comb honey to be included.apimondia2007. Beekeeping web sites In addition to the above categories. For full details on the categories. The selection of the winning entry will be made by the President. 2 teaspoons ground ginger. This year there is an opportunity for composers to enter their idea for an APIMONDIA SONG or MUSICAL TRIBUTE to APICULTURE. Entries must not have previously won a prize at an Apimondia congress. sugar. and then fold in almonds and coconut. Sift flour. Slides. Beekeeping collections 9. Class 22. melted butter and beaten egg. Stir into other Ingredients.com Contests There is always considerable interest in the contests held as part of each Apimondia Congress.apimondia2007. Drop in spoonfuls on a greased biscuit tray. In keeping with tradition at Apimondia Congresses. Novelty cake iced and decorated . photographs on beekeeping subjects 6. half metre wide and one metre high. Actual entries should be forwarded according to the instructions on the entry form.com SECTION 3 .apimondia2007. an award will also be made for the best ApiExpo stand (see below) Exhibition Competition for stands at ApiExpo All exhibition stands will be automatically entered into the competition for the best stand. Theme “A Beekeeping Story” For full details on the classes. 25g shredded coconut. The only guideline is that it should be no longer than four minutes and can be in any of the four official languages. 125g melted butter. pinch salt. Entries are welcome from registered delegates and accompanying persons. Technical inventions in beekeeping 2. Didactic materials not within the above three categories 8. 125g honey. When cooked. ginger and salt.Congress World honey show (cont’d) creamed butter and honey mixture. Topping: 60g butter. www. circular tin. Method: Mix honey. 350g self-raising flour. single or sets of slides. entry fees. Melt the butter and honey. Maximum size . 1 egg. entries will be judged for the award of prizes at Apimondia Melbourne 2007 in the following categories: 1. 90g flaked almonds. and then add nuts. allow to cool before removing from tin. Bake for approximately 15 minutes at 180°C/350°F. 125g sugar. Class 23. rules and procedures.Beekeeping theme. 250g chopped unsalted macadamia nuts.
. 15 . Apimondia 2007 is keen to develop a strategic partnership with sponsors. book now to avoid missing out. This will ensure that all congress delegates will have the opportunity of speaking to exhibitors to learn about the latest product and services to the industry. a range of packages has been developed to offer an effective mix of benefits in order to provide maximum quality exposure to congress delegates.30am to 5.com. Please note: at time of printing 95% of booths are already sold. Visit the exhibition at any time from 8. ApiExpo 2007 is expected to be the largest ever gathering of the apiculture industry.30pm. with extensive networking and business opportunities. Tea or coffee will be available for purchase. www.apimondia2007.com If you are interested in exhibiting at ApiExpo please visit the ApiExpo page and to view the current list of exhibitors please visit www. ApiExpo will be located within close proximity to the congress sessions.apimondia2007.ApiExpo The focal point of Apimondia 2007 will be ApiExpo 2007 where the latest products and developments in apiculture will be displayed. As a consequence. Participate in Apimondia 2007 and gain access to approximately 1500 delegates from the Australian and International beekeeping industries.
5 4. DELEGATES PLEASE NOTE: Where delegates elect to make their own accommodation arrangements.00 A$159.00 A$140.00 A$130.00 3.apimondia2007.00 A$146. taxes or levies. Several categories of accommodation have been reserved for Congress delegates: Hotel Single (SGL): A single occupancy room with one bed Double (DBL): A double occupancy room with one bed Twin (TWN): A double occupancy room with two beds www.00 A$144.00 A$88. Rooms have been reserved at hotels below at special Congress rates. Room Only Rates do not include breakfast.00 A$120.00 A$159. See the map below for the locations of these hotels.00 A$129.00 A$178.00 A$120. Delegates who wish to book accommodation at any of the listed hotel venues must complete the appropriate section of the Registration Form.00 A$255.00 NA NA 4 7 minute walk Standard Room TWN/DBL Standard Room SGL Superior Room TWN/DBL Superior Room SGL Budget Room TWN/DBL Budget SGL Standard Room TWN/DBL Standard Room SGL A$178.00 A$120.00 A$138.5 10 minute walk 20-25 min walk or tram ride from Bourke St 7 minute walk Hotel Ibis Little Bourke St Mercure Hotel Welcome Travelodge Hotel Southbank Melbourne Explorers Hotel Melbourne 3.00 NA NA 4.00 A$96. the Special Congress Rates quoted above and on the Registration Form may not be available.00 $148.00 3.00 A$181.5 Crowne Plaza Melbourne Pacific International Apartments Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank Vibe Hotel Savoy Melbourne Standard Room TWN/DBL Standard Room SGL Two Bedroom Executive Apartment One Bedroom Executive Apartment 4.5 5 minute walk Hotel Enterprize Melbourne 3.Accommodation information Melbourne offers a comprehensive range of accommodation tailored to suit individual needs.00 3.00 A$250. Rates may increase without notice due to changes in government charges.00 A$129. 2 Bedroom Apartment: Either 1 double and 2 single beds or 2 double beds Distance to Congress Venue Adjacent to Convention Centre 15 minute walk or Tram ride from Flinders St Star Rating Hotel Room Type Room Only Rate per room per night A$235.5 Standard Room SGL/TWN/DBL A$124.00 A$193.com Apartments 1 Bedroom Apartment: An apartment with 1 double bed.00 A$80.00 A$208.00 A$80. 16 .5 5 minute walk • • • • The above rates include the Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).00 Bed and Breakfast Rate per room per night A$275. For more information on these hotels you can view an information page at the congress website under “Accommodation Page”.5 7 minute walk Two Bedroom Apartment (2 bathrooms) One Bedroom Apartment A$189.00 A$235.00 A$130.5 Standard Room TWN/DBL Standard Room SGL Standard Room SGL/TWN/DBL A$120. Bed and Breakfast rates include breakfast.00 A$130.
How to Book Accommodation To book. Delegates must settle the balance of their account with the hotel concerned upon check out. Late bookings can be made through the Congress Managers after 3 August 2007 but are subject to availability and credit card details are required to secure the reservation. All hotel accommodation bookings must be accompanied by a minimum one night's rate in order to secure a reservation.thatsmelbourne. In addition. by the hotel. Cancellations must be made in writing. The Congress Managers will accept accommodation deposits up until 3 August 2007 and will settle the deposit with the hotel. Deposit www.apimondia2007.Group Bookings / Non-listed Hotels If your organisation would like to make a Group Booking or place accommodation at hotels not listed in this brochure.com Rooms are being held by the Congress Managers on behalf of the delegates until 3 August 2007. reservation and deposit or credit card details to the hotel of your choice.com.hostelmelbourne. complete either the Online Registration Form or the Registration Form attached to this document. Cancellations must be made in writing. Hotel check-in time is usually 1400 hours. One nights room rate will be deducted from the supplied card. If required please indicate on your registration form. Accommodation Refunds The deposit is non-refundable at 3 August 2007 and will be forfeited if you do not arrive on the date for which you have booked.au Backpacker Tours Australia . Check out the following websites for more information: That's Melbourne .au Rates and Reward Programs Accommodation held by the Congress Managers has been secured at highly competitive rates for Congress delegates. Arrival Time Many international flights arrive into Australia in the early morning. Melbourne has some of the best backpacker accommodations around. Late Arrivals Please indicate on your registration form or notify the Congress Managers in writing if you will arrive at your hotel after 1800 hours.au Hostels in Melbourne . failure to do so may mean that your room will be released. Congress Managers – The Meeting Planners National Ph: 1300 799 691 International Ph: +61 2 9265 0890 Fax: +61 2 9265 0880 E-mail: email@example.com. delegates who are members of the listed reward programs can earn points by staying at the many of the listed hotels. To guarantee a room to be available for an early arrival you will need to pre-register and pay for your room for the previous night. if the reservation is cancelled or the delegate fails to arrive on the specified date. Members should provide their membership card to Reception when checking into the hotel. With a large network of hotel contacts our experienced staff are able to ensure all your needs are met and your booking is managed efficiently. the Congress Managers can secure rooms and negotiate group rates on your behalf with the hotel of your choice. Please note that any changes should be made to the Congress Managers by 21 August 2007. The Congress Managers will forward your contact details. If you are to arrive before this time it is probable that you will not be able to gain access to your room.com.www.backpackertours. Budget Accommodation Options For any students or delegates who prefer cheaper lodgings or simply enjoy the friendly social atmosphere of hostels. Change of Booking Any change to a reservation must be notified to the Congress Managers and not directly to the hotel.com 17 .www.www.
www.au www.com. Known as the "Garden City" owing to its picturesque botanic gardens and parks. from the “Paris end of town” in ritzy Collins Street to the urban cool of Chapel Street in South Yarra. Further details can be found at www.au to purchase tickets and view the Skybus timetable.travels through the city via Bourke Street Route 109 (Port Melbourne to Box Hill) .skybus.www. Melbourne is situated on the Yarra River where it enters Port Phillip Bay.com.au Skybus Skybus Super Shuttle is the official transit link between Melbourne Airport and the central business district.mecc.vic. Melbourne is renowned for its festivals and sporting events.apimondia2007.Your Host City Melbourne now claims the privilege of being the "the world's most liveable city". Trains Spencer and Flinders Street stations are a short walk from the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre.www. Visit www.www.au Visit Victoria . And for the shop-a-holics Melbourne fashion is the envy of many. close to the heart of the central business district and just 30 minutes by Skybus from Melbourne's International Airport. and at Spencer and Flinders Street stations.gov.mcvb.travels through the city via Collins Street Route 112 (West Preston to St Kilda) .com 18 Congress Venue Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre The Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre (MECC) is a stateof-the-art facility superbly situated on the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River.com. Check out the following link for more information about the congress venue www.www.thatsmelbourne.General information Congress Get To Know Melbourne .melbourne.com.visitvictoria. Check out the following websites for more information: That's Melbourne .travels along Clarendon Street in South Melbourne and travels through the city via Collins Street Tram routes that travel along Flinders Street and pass the Melbourne Convention Centre are: Route 48 (North Balwyn to Docklands)* Route 70 (Wattle Park to City)* Route 75 (Vermont South to City)* * Purchase tickets on board the tram using the coin vending machines or pre purchase your ticket from any Met Card vendor. Melbournians are also spoilt by-the quality and range of gastronomic delights available to them.com.au Melbourne City Council .com Melbourne Airport .melbourne-airport.au Melbourne Convention & Visitors Bureau . Tickets can be purchased at the station before boarding Taxis Taxi ranks are located at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre as well as all major hotels.com .visitvictoria. Public Transport Tram routes that travel past the Melbourne Exhibition Centre are: Route 96 (St Kilda to East Brunswick) .
25% discount To apply.com Accompanying Person AUD$340 AUD$425 Students having scientific contributions .com Registration Entitlements The entitlements for each registration type are as follows: The Full Congress Fee (member.Registration fees Registration Type Registration Early Bird (paid by 15/5/07) Standard (paid after 15/5/07) Full Congress Delegate (member countries) AUD$625 AUD$725 Full Congress Delegate ( non-member countries) AUD$650 AUD$750 Full Congress – Developing Countries* AUD$400 * AUD$500 * One Day Delegate AUD$180 AUD$225 www.25% discount Student Groups having scientific contributions – 50% discount for 5 or more students within the same institution Journalists Rate . non-member countries and developing countries) includes: • • • • • • • Attendance at the Opening and Closing Ceremony Attendance at the Cultural Evening Entrance to ApiExpo 2007 Entrance to all scientific sessions Congress Material and delegate bag Full Day Technical Tour on Friday 14th September Onsite tourist information and delegate services desk The Accompanying Person Fee includes: • • • • • • Attendance at the Opening and Closing Ceremony Attendance at the Cultural Evening Entrance to ApiExpo 2007 City Highlights tour of Melbourne Full Day Technical Tour on Friday 14th September Onsite tourist information and delegate services desk continued § 19 . submit name and circulation of publication Registration without social programme at a reduced fee AUD$465 AUD$540 AUD$315 AUD$360 AUD$465 AUD$540 AUD$590 AUD$690 (All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars) * the list of approved developing countries is available on the Congress website: www.apimondia2007.apimondia2007.
print delegate name and organisation on rear and forward to Congress Office.com Registration without social programme at a reduced fee includes: • • • • Attendance at all scientific sessions Attendance at ApiExpo 2007 Full Day Technical Tour on Friday 14th September Onsite tourist information and delegate services desk Acknowledgement of Registration All registrations will be acknowledged by email (where possible) with confirmation of delegate requirements according to the submitted registration form upon receipt of full payment. MasterCard.apimondia2007. International Delegate Visa Information Please note that all travellers to Australia must have a valid visa before boarding their plane. Travellers to Australia cannot apply for a visa on arrival.25% discount includes: • • • Attendance at all scientific sessions Attendance at ApiExpo 2007 Congress material and other sessions as requested and agreed with organisers www. who will be visaed on arrival in Australia. Cancellation and Refunds Cancellations must be notified to the Congress Office in writing by 3 August 2007 for a fee refund less administration fee of AUD$100. Payments made over the Internet are to a secure site. All prices are in Australian dollars and are GST inclusive. By submitting the registration form you agree to the terms of the cancellation policy. It is recommended that you keep a copy of the registration form. with the exception of New Zealand passport holders. Cancellations after this date will not be accepted (as per committee policy) however delegates may transfer their registration to another person.25% discount and Students having scientific contributions 50% discount for 5 or more students from the one organisation includes: • • • • • • • Attendance at the Opening and Closing Ceremony Attendance at the Cultural Evening Entrance to ApiExpo 2007 Entrance to all scientific sessions Congress Material and delegate bag Full Day Technical Tour on Friday 14th September Onsite tourist information and delegate services desk Journalists Rate .Registration Congress One-Day Pass includes: • • Attendance at the all scientific sessions on that particular day (please see program pages for information) Attendance at ApiExpo 2007 on that particular day Students having scientific contributions . The Registration Form is a Tax Invoice approved by the Australian Taxation Office. 20 . Amex and Diners are accepted. Payment Full payment should accompany Registration Forms. Please draw cheques/bank drafts in Australian dollars in favour of "Apimondia 2007". Visa.
There is no Australian Government fee for this electronic visa but the service provider does charge a fee of AUD$20 (non refundable). ***Please be aware that Taiwanese passport holders and BNO passport holders cannot apply for an ETA online. USA. a subclass 456 visa applicant must demonstrate that they meet all the legislative requirements for visa grant.eta. Ireland. Visa types (1)The electronic short stay validity Business visa (ETA 977) Event participants with passports from any of the following countries or locations can apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA):. Subclass 456 visa holders are also advised to note any visa conditions. The Netherlands.gov. you will need to apply for a short stay Business visa (456) at the closest Australian visa office to their current place of residence. If. The ETA can also be applied for through many travel agencies and they may choose to impose a fee to travellers. Portugal . If visa grant occurs. For NON ETA visa applicants.au/contacts/overseas.8 weeks at least) of their intended date of travel. Upon payment of registration. Iceland.au ETA visa holders are permitted to attend an event (or several) and to partake in general tourism activities. Switzerland. IMPORTANT: It is the policy of the Congress office NOT to supply an invitation letter to unpaid or unregistered delegates as it is NOT required and does NOT assist in the visa application process. The IECN will notify the relevant overseas posts and request facilitation of the applicants' visa processing.Visa information All international event participants. Singapore. Italy. the delegate will receive a confirmation letter of acceptance of registration and receipt of payment. Austria. 21 . the more easy it is to avoid potential problems and gain the assistance of the Organising Committee in resolving these issues. There is a fee of AUD$70 for 456 visa processing. France. including meeting the bona fide and character checks. Liechtenstein. All subclass 456 visa applicants for events should note that event registration does not guarantee visa grant. Malaysia.immi. (2) The short stay validity Business visa (subclass 456): If you do not hold a passport from one of the ETA eligible countries listed above. Visa processing is stringent and subclass 456 visa applicants are advised. Canada. a list of ALL paid registered delegates will be forwarded to the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) to assist visa applications. The earlier the application. Spain.pdf Subclass 456 visa holders are permitted to attend an event (or several) and to partake in general tourism activities. www. Finland. Belgium. Such passport holders must contact their closest visa office for information about how to obtain their ETA. and applying from. if possible. Sweden. Greece. Luxembourg. Taiwan. the Congress office will supply The International Event Coordinator Network (IECN) of the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) the personal details and registration payment confirmation of all registered delegates. * Taiwan passport holders can be processed for an ETA only if resident in. in the current global situation.Andorra. Germany. Hong Kong SAR. to apply for a visa well in advance (6 . registration fees will be fully refunded. Contact details for the appropriate visa office closest to the applicant's place of residence can be found at: www. United Kingdom . United Kingdom .htm The application for the subclass 456 visa (11 pages) can be downloaded from the DIMIA website at: www. In order to be granted a visa to visit Australia. The ETA is an electronic (invisible) visa that can be applied for online and is usually issued the same day. Applicants should also be aware that transit visas may be required by some countries and early application will assist in overcoming difficulties in obtaining these visas.au/allforms/pdf/456. Monaco. for this service. Taiwan*. if possible. South Korea. There are currently two possible visa options for adult event participants and the appropriate visa to apply for will depend on their country of passport. ** UK passport holders whose nationality is British National (Overseas) can be processed for an ETA only if resident in. Norway. Republic of San Marino. Denmark. and applying from. as may be stipulated on their visa label. Japan. for some reason a visa is denied to any congress delegate.apimondia2007.gov.gov. You can apply for the short stay validity Business visa online via the website: www.com VISA ASSISTANCE To assist all subclass 456 visa applicants.immi. Malta. a visa label is placed into the traveller's passport. to be paid at the time of lodgement of the visa application. Hong Kong.British Citizen. (other than New Zealander passport holders) should review the following information carefully.British National (Overseas)** Some event participants are eligible to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa.immi. Brunei.
please be advised it prints out to more than 93 A4-size pages. social events and associated activities. An Australian Government Guide to Visiting Australia: This site contains comprehensive information about Customs clearance and Quarantine and health issues. ETA: http://www.immi. German.gov. Insurance Delegates are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance. ApiExpo.com The Electronic Travel Authority site provides comprehensive information on: • • • • What an ETA is How the ETA works The types of ETAs available and The benefits of using an ETA. DFAT. The information at this site has been jointly provided by DIMIA. telephone and facsimile numbers of each mission. NB: Information on the ETA is also provided at the World Index site described above. the Department of Health and Ageing (for more information on health insurance for visitors to Australia). Quarantine regulations. as well as visas. as well as English.immi. The information is regularly updated. damage or illness suffered by delegates at any time. Customs clearance.htm The DIMIA World Index within the website provides a list of all Australian missions overseas by country and by city. This badge is the official pass and must be worn to obtain entry to all Congress sessions. the website name and Internet email address for each visa office where applicable.gov.au/contacts/overseas. NB: If you plan to print the World Index. This site also contains links to other useful internet sites owned by e.apimondia2007. how to apply for visas and further information on ETAs. The Organising Committee and the Congress Office accepts no responsibility for any loss.Thursday: 8. the Australian Customs Service and the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service.gov. arrival and departure and more. and client counter and telephone hours. The information is regularly updated and includes: Information identifying the post where residents of each country should lodge applications for entry and where these applications are processed and decided. An outline of any special procedures or features relating to visa processing at each mission. It also provides general information about issues impacting on all visitors to Australia. World Index: http://www.gov.immi. DIMIA highly recommends that all intending visitors to Australia access its www. Indonesian and Spanish. Street and postal addresses. The text is available in French.g.immi. 22 . Registration and Information Desk The Registration and Information desk at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre will operate during the following hours: Sunday: 1. Delegate Registration Fees do not provide any such insurance coverage.30pm Dress Code Please note that dress standard for the congress will be smart casual. and by the Customs (ACS) and Quarantine (AQIS) services.au Available on DIMIA’s Internet website is a wealth of helpful information about Australian missions overseas.30pm – 6.00am – 5. Delegates are invited to wear national dress at any time but especially during the opening and closing ceremonies Name Badges All delegates will receive a name badge upon registration.Information for visitors RELEVANT WEBSITES DIMIA’s INTERNET SITE: www. health issues.au/eta/ www.au/visitors internet site.00pm Monday .
00. 50¢. Ethnicity & Language In 2005 the population was stated to be a little over 20. Our indigenous aboriginal people are believed to have arrived over 40.00 1¢ and 2¢ coins were minted from 1966 to 1996 but are no longer in circulation. Almost 90% of the population is essentially of Anglo/Irish and European origin.00 Coin denominations are: 5¢.com. The English navigator.00. Australia is a wholly independent. visit www. entertainment and gastronomic capital of Melbourne. Academy Award recipients and everything in between.00 & $2. From the magic of the city of Sydney and its Opera House and Harbour Bridge. An irony of our migration policy is that the Apimondia City (Melbourne) is the second largest Greek city in the world. $1.apimondia2007.000. Booker Prize winners.000 years ago In 1770. $20. The excellent educational opportunities in Australia has ensured Australia's success in scientific and cultural achievements.bom. Australia is a favourite destination for international and domestic holiday-makers. Political Geography Although it remains within the British Commonwealth of Nations. to the pristine white sands of the surf beaches of the central and northern coasts of Australia. Matthew Flinders used “Australia” as an abbreviation of Terra Australis in 1801 and it stuck! Most Australians live on the coastline of Australia. to the spiritual heartland of native Australia at Uluru and the Olgas in the 'red centre'. The interior is a vast desert. Be sure to set aside at least a few weeks to see some of our wonderful country.tourismaustralia. The only official language is English although many languages are spoken by newly arrived migrants. $10. Melbourne is on the south-east coast and has a September range of 8 to 17 degrees Celsius. From the Tuscan like hills and vineyards of Victoria to the cultural. There is too much of Australia to enjoy on a single visit so we encourage you to start your love affair with our country now! www. Enclaves of various national groups have settled in all cities and most of the second generation are rapidly adopting Australian cultural life.00.com Climate September is springtime time in Australia and temperatures vary greatly from tropical north to cool temperate south.00. where the climate is warm in the summer and temperate in winter.gov.www. 20¢. ensuring Australia’s tourism industry is a vital part of the local economy. EU( ). 23 .Get to know Australia Australia has 7. and Yen(¥) are broadcast every day on television news programs.www. About 2% is aboriginal and the remainder from over 100 countries. When shopping.692m km2 of land area and thousands of surrounding islands. home to the 'Red Centre' and some of the most dramatic country on Earth. the Whitsunday Islands and the famous Great Barrier Reef. The fine weather and high standard of living is also responsible for Australia’s love affair with sports of all kinds. From the breathtaking beauty of the wilds of Kakadu in the north. the total of all purchases is rounded to the nearest 5¢ for cash sales although for credit cards sales the actual amount is debited to your account. The daily exchange rates for GBPs. boasting Nobel Prize winners. 10¢.com Australian Tourism Directory . NZ($). Each state and territory has its own government as well as the Federal government for Australia which is based in Canberra. The nearby land is low mountains and undulating grass and open savannah forest.australia. Captain James Cook led an expedition to the Pacific Ocean and found the east coast and named an inlet Botany Bay. US($). On 26th January 1788 Captain Arthur Phillip found a convict settlement just north of Botany Bay and named it Sydney Cove. If you have never visited Australia this Congress provides you with the perfect opportunity. Note denominations are: $5.000. Currency The currency is the Australian dollar AUD ($) of 100 cents (¢). self-governing country with only historical and personal family ties to the United Kingdom. $50. For more information about Australian climate. & $100.au Check out the following links for more formation: See Australia .
apples.000 and 25. A beekeeper needs to operate at least 500 hives to be a viable commercial operation. blue gum (E. caucasian (A. Beekeepers move their hives from honey flow to honey flow as many as six (6) times a year. www. Over the years. canola and seed crops. Nowadays there are three main races kept by Australian beekeepers.000 hives which accounts for almost 70% of the hives in Australia. almonds. m. Beeswax is a by-product of honey production and most beekeepers harvest a ratio of 1:60 wax to honey. m.apimondia2007. In Tasmania. rock melons. It was not until 1822 that eight hives arrived in Sydney aboard the sailing ship Isabella and prospered under the care of several people.). There is a large demand for Australian queen bees . This would have been Apis mellifera mellifera. there have been many other races of bees imported into Australia but they have not gained acceptance among the beekeepers. river red gum ( E. diversicolour) and the stringybarks ( Eucalyptus sp. The main crops pollinated in Australia are stone fruits. ligustica). Our non use of acaricides makes Australian beeswax a sought after commodity throughout the world.000 beekeepers. Of these. camaldulensis). jarrah (E.000 tonnes annually. National production varies between 17. Our unique Eucalypts are the most common source. carnica). The national average from all productive hives is about 67 kg per hive but commercial honey producers must average in excess of 200kg . Between 70% and 80% of honey produced in Australia is from native flora. around 700 own 250 hives or more and this accounts for 7% of the beekeepers in Australia.Australian Beekeeping Introduction Australia has no indigenous members of the genus Apis. pears.250kg per hive to remain viable. The queen bees are supplied to the local market as well as exported to many overseas countries as queen bees or incorporated into package bees. leucoxylon).) are the most prolific producers. Honey Flora Australia has a rich and diverse range of honey producing flora. marginata). Activities of beekeepers Most commercial beekeepers in Australia are migratory. Thus.000 hives and over 10. A lot of the pollination carried out in Australia is either incidental when beekeepers are in the area or it is from feral hives. caucasica) and carniolan (A. particularly with the large planting of crops such as almonds. Shifts of over 1. Of these. pumpkins. m. Most beekeepers try to limit the distance they travel to collect honey because of economics. watermelons. Australia has almost 600. the main crop comes from leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida).com 24 Races of bees The first bees to come to Australia were Apis mellifera mellifera. At last count. Some beekeepers carry out paid pollination. various ironbark species (Eucalypts sp. Our warm climate allows for beekeeping activities for 12 months of the year in some States. yellow box (Eucalyptus melliodora). an average yield of 350 tonnes per annum is harvested.000 kilometres (625 miles) are not uncommon. karri (E. They are Italian (A. in most years. These 700 beekeepers with more than 250 hives own around 400. Paid pollination is increasing. Queen bee breeding is carried out by a small number of beekeepers in Australia. A significant proportion of beeswax is retained by the beekeeper to create comb foundation.
These journals and newsletters are a medium to present the latest research and industry activities to the beekeepers. Production of other products such as royal jelly. Australian Queen Bee Breeders Association. In Western Australia. The use of queen excluders is very widespread amongst beekeepers.com There are peak bodies in each State. This money is made up of a compulsory honey levy and this is matched. WSP (named after its creator W. Honey can be brought into Australia. we have a very strict quarantine protocol on the introduction of live honey bees. if it has been packed.gov.S.au AHBIC is made up of representatives of the Federal Council of Australian Apiarists Association. ideal and half depth. www.overseas because we do not have mites in Australia. The main sources for this are marri also called red gum (Corymbia calophylla). Most hives are migrated as open entrance with bee nets being used to cover the hives if travel during daylight is involved. To learn more about the Honeybee Research and Development Advisory Committee visit www. labelled and declared to Quarantine Authorities. with the exception of Western Australia. Honey comb is not permitted to be brought in.html Extension is provided to beekeepers by the various State Departments of Primary Industries or Departments of Agriculture.org. dollar for dollar. However. The depth of the frames varies with the most common sizes used being full depth.au/programs/hb. patens).honeybee. Bee diseases Australia has most of the bee diseases that afflict beekeeping world wide. and many Associations in various States cater for the hobbyist beekeeper.rirdc. jarrah (E. As part of our quarantine measures. process and sell pollen. which are members of the Federal Council of Australian Apiarists Association.apimondia2007. More details are available at www. National Council of Pollination Associations and the Honey Packers and Marketers Association. Quarantine Because Australia does not have any of the mites that are found in honey bees in the rest of the world. propolis and venom is very limited. 25 . marginata) and blackbutt (E. by the Commonwealth Government. The only way that honey bees can enter Australia is via the quarantine station in Sydney and there are very strict protocols in place. which check incoming passengers. detector dogs. there are many beekeepers who collect. have been trained in the detection of honey bees and have been very successful in intercepting illegal importations. There are various beekeeping journals and newsletters produced by various groups. Beekeeping associations The peak body for beekeeping in Australia is the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC). Research and Extension The Honeybee Research and Development Advisory Committee provides recommendations on the allocation of research and development contributions. All mail is screened by x-ray and dogs also check for honey bees in the mail. we are very fortunate not to have any of the mites that have caused havoc with beekeeping around the world. Pender). Hive components The most common sizes used for boxes in Australia are the 10 frame or 8 frame.
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY www. 10 September from 8:00-10:00.com 26 * list of approved developing countries is available on the Congress website www.Registration Entry registration form forms APIMONDIA MELBOURNE 2007 – WORLD HONEY SHOW ENTRY FORM (You must use a separate entry form for each entry) Class Number: ______________________________________________________________________________________ Name of Class ______________________________________________________________________________________ Size of entry (for Classes 12. 9 September from 12:00-18:00 or on Monday.com . Special requirements for presentation of your entry (attach additional information if necessary).apimondia2007.apimondia2007. 23 & 24) __________________________________________________________________ Name: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Surname: __________________________________________________________________________________________ Company/Institution: ________________________________________________________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone:______________________________________________________________________________________________ Fax: ________________________________________________________________________________________________ E-mail:______________________________________________ I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the contest(s) Signed: ________________________________________________ Entry Fee: AUD $10 per entry Maximum fee per entrant for Honey Show entries AUD $50 Completed Entry Form(s) and fees should be forwarded together with the Congress Registration Form to: The Meeting Planners 91-97 Islington Street Collingwood Victoria 3066 AUSTRALIA to arrive not later than 1 July 2007: Entries should be checked in at the designated Competition area in the MECC on Sunday.
7. Completed Entry Form(s) and fees should be forwarded together with the Congress Registration Form not later than 1 July 2007: Note that for each entry a copy of the description of entry as per contest rules and regulations must be attached to the category entry form. 27 . 9 September from 12:00-18:00 or on Monday. Entries for all other categories should be checked in at the designated competition area in the MECC on Sunday. 10 September from 8:00-10:00.APIMONDIA MELBOURNE 2007 .com Company/Institution: ______________________________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Fax: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ E-mail: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the contest(s) Signed:__________________________________________________ Entry Fee: AUD $30 per category (except stands) – not more than three entries per category. 5. 6. All exhibitors at ApiExpo will be automatically entered for the Exhibition Stands Category. Special requirements for presentation of your entry (attach additional information if necessary).CONTESTS ENTRY REGISTRATION FORM (You must use a separate entry form for each category) Category Number: ________________________________________________________________________________ Name of Category: ________________________________________________________________________________ Number of entries by you in this category: ____________________________________________________________ Size of each entry (for Categories 1. 7 & 8): ______________________________________________________ Name: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Surname: ________________________________________________________________________________________ www. Actual entries for categories 4. 3. 9 and 10.apimondia2007. should be forwarded together with Congress Registration and entry form to: The Meeting Planners 91-97 Islington Street Collingwood Victoria 3066 AUSTRALIA to arrive not later than 1 July 2007. For all other categories. 2.
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. . . . . . please indicate the tours and number of tickets below. . . . . Day Delegates and Accompanying Persons are not eligible to enter. AUD$20.4 Entries . .00 Honey Show subtotal = AUD$10 per entry (maximum AUD$50) = AUD$___________ I Contests . . . . .00hrs 07. This part of the process is an indication of the number of entries you would like for the Contests and Honey Show. . AUD$50. . . .00hrs 07. AUD$40. .00 I Monday I Tuesday I Wednesday SOCIAL TOURS All congress attendees and guests are eligible to book additional social tours on this page.00 I Honey Show . . . . HONEY SHOW Please select from the following options: I Honey Show . . . .00 I Contests . .com CONTESTS Please select from the following options: ACCOMPANYING PERSON TOURS If you have registered as an accompanying person. . .3 Categories . AUD$30. .00 I Contests . . AUD$330.8 Categories . . AUD$270. . . If you would like to purchase tickets to attend any of the following. .11 Categories .50 – 12. Please nominate which day you would like to attend: I Contests .4 Categories . . AUD$300. .00 I Honey Show . .7 Categories .00 I Contests . You must indicate and pay on this form AND complete the entry form available on the congress website. . . . . . . . . AUD$210. .2 Categories . . . . Once you have paid using this registration form you must then go to the Congress website and download the entry form.00 I Honey Show . . Please Note: This is a TWO PART process.apimondia2007. . AUD$60. . . . . .00 I Contests .apimondia2007. .50 – 12. . . . . . .50 – 12. . . . . . complete it and return it using the details on that form.00 Contests subtotal = $AUD30 per category Total = AUD$___________ www. . . . . . .5 or More Entries . .6 Categories . .com The only people who can enter the Honey Show or Contests are those with a Full Registration. .1 Category . .00 I Honey Show . . . .00 I Contests . .00hrs 13:00 – 15:00hrs 09:30 – 17:00hrs 08:30 – 13:00hrs 14:00 – 22:30hrs 07:50 – 13:00hrs 08:30 – 17:30hrs Social tours Sub Total AUD$_______ no. . . of tickets Total (Aud$) Dietary Requirements Please indicate if you have any special dietary requirements: Please indicate if your partner/ guest/s have any special dietary requirements: I Vegetarian I Vegan I Kosher I Halal I Allergies ____________________________ I Vegetarian I Vegan I Kosher I Halal I Allergies ____________________________ 29 .00 I Contests .2 Entries . . AUD$10. . AUD$90. . . . . . AUD$180. . . . . AUD$150. AUD$240.00 I Contests . .00 I Contests . . . .1 Entry. your fee entitles you to a complimentary ‘City Highlights’ morning tour. .00 I Contests . . . . . . This is not the complete entry process you must ALSO complete the entry form available on the website. . . .10 Categories . . . . . . . . AUD$120. . . .3 Entries . .9 Categories . Please use this page to indicate the number of entries you would like to pay for.Honey show and contests Congress For information on the Honey Show and Contests please read the information available at www. . Tour (all prices are per person) Melbourne City Highlights Tour (as included in the Accompanying Person program) AUD$65 Tramcar Restaurant AUD$75 Wine and Wildlife AUD$145 Aboriginal Culture Tour AUD$95 Penguins at Philip Island AUD$135 Puffing Billy and the Dandenongs AUD$81 Our Golden Heritage AUD$149 Date Monday 10 September Tuesday 11 September Wednesday 12 September Monday 10 September Tuesday 11 September Wednesday 12 September Wednesday 12 September Thursday 13 September Thursday 13 September Time 07.5 Categories . . AUD$30.
Melbourne Spencer Street.00 I A$130.5 I Double I Twin I Single Standard Room I Double I Twin Standard Room I Single Standard Room 3.00 I A$120.apimondia2007. Refund/Cancellation Unless notification of cancellation is received by 3 August 2007. Southbank Explorers Hotel.00 I A$88. X Please mark with an I Star Rating 4.apimondia2007. that is.5 I Two Bedroom Executive Apartment I One Bedroom Executive Apartment I Two Bedroom Apartment (2 bathrooms) I One Bedroom Apartment Standard Room I Double I Twin Standard Room I Single Superior Room I Double I Twin Superior Room I Single Budget Room I Double I Twin Budget Room I Single Standard Room I Double I Twin Standard Room I Single 4.. I have made my own arrangements.00 I A$96.00 I A$255.00 I A$235.5 www.00 I A$193.00 I A$129.00 I A$80.Registration form Accommodation Refer to the Accommodation section at www.00 I A$124.com for full details.5 3.00 I A$80.00 I A$130.5 I Double I Twin I Single Standard Room Please indicate below whether you wish to pay for your entire stay: I Yes.00 I A$140. book and pay for the previous night.5 Hotel Crowne Plaza Melbourne 1-5 Spencer Street Melbourne Pacific International Apartments.00 I A$189.00 I A$178.00 I A$138.00 I $148.00 I A$130. I I do not require the Congress Managers to book accommodation for me.00 I A$178. Melbourne Hotel Enterprize Melbourne 44 Spencer Street Melbourne Hotel Ibis Little Bourke St 600 Little Bourke Street Melbourne Mercure Hotel Welcome 265 Little Bourke Street Melbourne Travelodge Hotel Southbank Melbourne 64-82 City Rd.00 I A$129. I wish to pay for my entire stay now I No.5 3.00 I A$120.00 I A$144.00 I A$120.g. the accommodation deposit will be forfeited in all instances. I will be staying: _____________________________________ (name of hotel) I with friends or family I local resident 30 . if first & second choice is not available___________________ Accommodation Requirements Any Special Requirements. Melbourne Room Type Standard Room I Double I Twin Standard Room I Single Room Only Rate per night I A$235.00 I A$120.00 I A$159. Southbank 31 City Rd. e.5 3.00 I A$146.00 NA NA NA NA 4.com 4 I A$208. Southbank Vibe Hotel Savoy Melbourne 680 Little Collins. Southbank Melbourne Short Stay Apartments. Southbank 186 City Rd.00 I A$159.00 Total AUD$ 3.00 Total AUD$ Bed and Breakfast Rate per night I A$275. Bookings made after 3 August 2007 must be secured with credit card details. I wish to pre register room for early arrival on ___09/2007 at ________hours Change of booking Any change to a reservation must be notified in writing to the Congress Office and not directly to the hotel.00 I A$181. in order to guarantee early check in. *Note: Hotel bookings will only be accepted if accompanied by a minimum of one night’s tariff as deposit. If you arrive at the hotel prior to this time you will need to pre register.00 I A$250. smoking/non smoking room (subject to availability)____________________________ I will be sharing this room with ____________________________ Arrival: Day In ___/09/2007 (check in 3:00pm onwards) Time of arrival:___________ am / pm Departure: Day Out ___/09/2007 (check out approximately 10:00am) Note: Hotel check in time is 1500 hours. if first choice is not available_______________________ 3rd Preference. I only wish to pay the one nights deposit now 2nd Preference.
.. organisation and its location and your email address to other Congress delegates and (unless you object in writing to us) to Congress sponsors and exhibitors for marketing purposes........Payment Summary Please transfer all sub totals from the sections above and check your calculations carefully....AUD$ ____________ TOTAL PAYMENT .... will be used by the Apimondia Congress to offer...... The Apimondia Congress will not otherwise.apimondia2007........................ including without limitation any feedback obtained during the Congress.....AUD$ ____________ Contests......... Please complete and return this form to: APIMONDIA 2007 GPO Box 128 Sydney....... registrations can be made by facsimile or via the website. The information that you provide in the Registration form and information provided at any other time during the Congress.. Cancellations received after this date cannot be accepted and will not be refunded........... provide and continue to improve its Congresses and other services.. Apimondia Congress will collect and store information you provide in this Registration Form for the purposes of enabling us to register your attendance at the Congress.................. NSW 2001 AUSTRALIA Phone: 1300 799 691 (within Australia) Phone: +61 2 9265 0890 (international) Facsimile: +61 2 9265 0880 Email: apimondia2007@meetingplanners.......... The Apimondia Congress may disclose some of the information that is collected in the Registration Form such as your name... provision and improvement of the Apimondia Congress or where such purpose is permitted or required by law. No refunds will be made for non-attendance at the Congress............... Cancellation Policy Cancellations received in writing at the Congress Office by 3 August 2007 will be accepted and all fees refunded less an AUD$100 administrative fee....... All amounts in this brochure are in Australian dollars (AUD$) and include 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST).. The full name and details of the person that will replace you must be advised in writing to the Congress Office prior to the Congress........... use or disclose your personal information for any purpose unless it would reasonably be expected that such purpose is related to the offer..AUD$ ____________ Honey Show ... without your consent....com.........AUD$ ____________ Social Tours .... Privacy Statement The 40th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress is bound by..... and committed to supporting.: I I/ I I www....com IIII IIII IIII IIII Signature:____________________________________ If paying by credit card.........AUD$ ____________ Method of Payment: I Cheque Credit Card: I Bank Draft (Cheques/bank drafts payable in AUD$ to “APIMONDIA 2007”) I MasterCard I Visa I American Express Expiry Date: I Diners Cardholder’s Name:___________________________ Card No......AUD$ ____________ Accommodation ........... to assist with administrative and planning purposes and for future planning and development of the Apimondia Congress and other events........ however transfer of your registration to another person is acceptable.. to facilitate your requirements in relation to the Congress and to allow the compilation and analysis of statistics relevant to the 40th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress........ the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) set out in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000....au 31 ............. Congress Registration ........
com.com.au Phone: + 61 3 9417 0888 Facsimile: + 61 3 9417 0899 Mail: The Meeting Planners 91-97 Islington Street Collingwood Victoria 3066 AUSTRALIA . NSW 2001 AUSTRALIA All other enquiries Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 1300 799 691 (within Australia) + 61 2 9265 0890 (international) Facsimile: + 61 2 9265 0880 Mail: APIMONDIA 2007 GPO Box 128 Sydney.Congress Office Registration & Accommodation Enquiries Email: apimondia2007@meetingplanners.
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